Welcome to WEYC 2019/2020

Rehearsals begin September 4th, 2019!

We’re counting down the minutes until WEYC starts up again. We’ve got an exciting season lined up, including singing a new commissioned work from local composer Henry Boon, concerts with the WSO in February, and singing at the UWindsor Lancers and Windsor Spitfires Games!

Read on for important news below, including:
New name for our treble ensemble
– Allegro rehearsal time change 
PD Day retreat and bring-a-friend on September 20th (free!)
– WEYC concert calendar
Registration dates for 2019/2020
– …and more!

Introducing Vivo

Introducing our new name for our auditioned treble ensemble….Vivo! Vivo is open to all singers, regardless of gender. Spread the word about this exciting ensemble!

Allegro: fast and bright
Vivo: lively, intense, animated
Brio: with vivacity and spirit

New rehearsal time for Allegro

Allegro: 5:30-7:00 (singers in Vivo will be dismissed at 6:30)
Vivo: 6:30-7:45
Brio: 7:45-9:00

Rehearsals for all groups begin September 4th, 2019 (please note this is a change from previous information).

WEYC Rehearsal Retreat September 20th

The WEYC will hold a rehearsal retreat and pizza lunch for all singers during the PD Day on Friday, September 20th, between 9:00am and 3:00. Please advise us in writing if you cannot attend!

WEYC 2019/2020 Concert Calendar

Please take note of the following performances. We will add to the calendar as events come up during the year.

Wednesday, September 4th – Rehearsals begin
Friday, September 20th – WEYC Rehearsal Retreat (Allegro/Vivo/Brio)
Saturday, September 28th – Anthem (O Canada) for UWindsor Lancers (Allegro/Vivo/Brio)
Wednesday, October 2 – Families Welcome Week and Mini concert (Allegro)
Monday, November 11 – City of Windsor Remembrance Day Ceremony (Vivo/Brio)
Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1 – Concerts with County Classic Chorale in Leamington (Vivo/Brio)
Wednesday, January 15 – Winter Concert Dress Rehearsal (Allegro/Vivo/Brio)
Sunday, January 19 – Winter Concert (Allegro/Vivo/Brio)
Saturday, February 22 – WSO Concerts for Kids (Allegro/Vivo/Brio)
Saturday, March 7 – Windsor Choral Festival (Allegro/Vivo/Brio)
Wednesday, May 27 – Spring Concert Dress Rehearsal (Allegro/Vivo/Brio)
Sunday, May 31 – Spring Concert (Allegro/Vivo/Brio)

Registration Dates

To confirm your spot in the WEYC this season, ensure you register before the first rehearsal on September 4th, 2019. Registration will be available in person Wednesday, August 28th, 7:00pm-9:00pm or online anytime by downloading the form via our website at http://www.windsor-essexyouthchoir.com/content/register/ and sending it to windsoressexyouthchoir@gmail.com.

Our families are our best advertisers. To help make the WEYC the best it can be, please share this newsletter with a friend who loves to sing! As always, families are welcome to try before registering throughout the month of September. Funding for singers available through the Pathway to Potential program or the WEYC Board.